Prepress Specifications Guide PDF
This guide is designed to help you understand the process of generating and supplying digital files to Business News, specifically;
- Preparing files for digital reproduction
- Procedures for creating PDF files
- Digital Delivery Processes
Although examples of procedures and screen shots in this document refer to the Macintosh platform, they are functionally the same on a Windows platform.
Digital delivery overview
Digital Delivery is the process of delivering your ads electronically. By creating a press-ready PDF, you can deliver every element of your ad - pictures, text and fonts - in one file. Modern layout software such as QuarkXpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Pagemaker and Adobe InDesign, provide you with the means to create EPS and postscript files that can be used to generate PDF files.
Artwork supplied in other digital formats including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Powerpoint and any other format is not considered as camera ready and production charges will be necessary.
PDF files are platform independent and once created can be sent using ad delivery portal such as Quickcut or via email. See the Quickcut and email sections for more information.
Copy & Complete Artwork Deadlines
Complete artwork: 4pm Friday (WST) prior to publication.
Copy: 12noon Thursday (WST) prior to publication date.